Did you know space station astronauts use water and wet wipes to wash their hands even though they are in microgravity? Make it your mission to stay healthy during your space adventure using the tips below!

  1. Wash your hands frequently
  2. Use our hand sanitizer stations
  3. Cover your coughs and sneezes
  4. Stay hydrated
  5. Avoid touching your face
  6. Don’t share your food and beverages with others
  7. Avoid greeting people with a hand shake

How Space Center Houston helps you stay healthy

Space Center Houston closely monitors public health concerns and recommendations as issued by federal agencies.

The health and safety of our employees and guests is a No. 1 priority for the center. We follow best practices in cleanliness. We clean and sanitize surfaces center-wide nightly.

We encourage employees to stay home when sick, have hand sanitizer stations available throughout the center and require frequent handwashing by our employees.

Space Center Houston encourages people to visit the center to take part in the exciting missions of NASA’s past, present and future.